Courtney joined the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau as the Executive Director in August 2019. She brought a collaborative and data-driven approach to her position and fully immersed herself in discovering and sharing all Albemarle County and Charlottesville have to offer visitors. She is shifting perceptions about her destination to one centered as one of the most inclusive, innovative and experiential destinations in the country. Her work has been recognized with U.S. Travel Association’s Destiny Award for Discover Black Cville and as a Destiny Award finalist for the Monticello Wine Trail. She also received the George Washington University Master’s of Tourism Administration Alumni Award for Social Impact. Prior to coming to the CACVB, Courtney served as the Executive Director of Discover Bristol TN/VA and the Marketing Director for the Arlington Virginia Convention and Visitors Service. She is a frequent guest lecturer at The George Washington University, where she earned her Master’s in Tourism Administration in 2010 and was recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma for her academic achievements.